HyperDic: ribbon

English > 4 senses of the word ribbon:
NOUNobjectribbon, threadany long object resembling a thin line
communicationribbon, decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palman award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
artifactribbon, typewriter ribbona long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter
artifactribbonnotion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming
ribbon > pronunciation
Soundsrih'bahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ribbon: 4 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningAny long object resembling a thin line.
Examples
  • "a mere ribbon of land"
  • "the lighted ribbon of traffic"
Synonymthread
NarrowerbladeSomething long and thin resembling a blade of grass
Broaderobject, physical objectA tangible and visible entity
Spanishtema, tira
Catalantema
Adjectivesribbonylong and thin
English > ribbon: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.
Synonymsdecoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm
NarrowerAir MedalA United States Air Force decoration for meritorious achievement while participating in an aerial flight
Bronze Star Medal, Bronze StarA United States military decoration awarded for meritorious service (except in aerial flight)
Croix de GuerreA French military decoration for gallantry
Distinguished Conduct MedalA British military decoration for distinguished conduct in the field
Distinguished Flying CrossA United States Air Force decoration for heroism while participating in an aerial flight
Distinguished Service CrossA United States Army decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Distinguished Service MedalA United States military decoration for meritorious service in wartime duty of great responsibility
Distinguished Service OrderA British military decoration for special service in action
Medaille MilitaireA French military decoration
Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of HonorThe highest U.S. military decoration awarded for bravery and valor in action 'above and beyond the call of duty'
Navy CrossA United States Navy decoration for extraordinary heroism against an armed enemy / enemy
Oak Leaf ClusterA United States military decoration consisting of bronze or silver oak leaves and acorns awarded to anyone who has won a given medal before
Order of the Purple Heart, Purple HeartA United States military decoration awarded to any member of the armed forces who is wounded in action
Silver Star Medal, Silver StarA United States military decoration for gallantry in action
Victoria CrossA British military decoration for gallantry
Broaderaward, accolade, honor, honour, laurelsA tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Spanishcondecoración, medalla, medallón
Catalancondecoració, medalla, medalló
English > ribbon: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA long strip of inked material for making characters on paper with a typewriter.
Synonymtypewriter ribbon
Part oftypewriterhand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
Broaderstrip, slipartifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Spanishcinta
Catalancinta per a màquina d'escriure
English > ribbon: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningnotion consisting of a narrow strip of fine material used for trimming.
Narrowerriband, ribbandA ribbon used as a decoration
Broadernotion(usually plural) small personal articles or clothing or sewing items
Spanishcinta, moño
Catalancinta
Adjectivesribbonylong and thin

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